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Jan 15, 2013 1:40am PST
other cyclists. but officials with that governing body. and also could work in a federal whistleblower with the department of justice about a cycling team sponsored by the u.s. postal service. so he has the ability to rat out a lot of officials and people. so his next steps legally should be fascinating because it's going to continue to unravel. >> perhaps if he's being advised, it will be a way for him to avoid any real penalties, any jail time. he needs to cooperate. >> but his credibility is so damaged. what kind of witness is he going to make? >> i know. >>> moving on to other news this tuesday morning. president obama has started weighing his options as he takes action with plans for tougher gun control laws. the president says he knows he faces an uphill fight, trying to get congress to go along with an assault weapons ban. in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre, mr. obama said he will consider using executive powers to bring about change. >> if there's a step we can take to save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> the pres
Jan 23, 2013 1:40am PST
capitol hill where lawmakers are expected to improve an increase in the government's borrowing limit today. republicans are giving up for their push to exchange spending cuts for an increase in debt. the extension is only for about three months, so a battle still looms between the president and congress over the debt limit. >> just remember, they got through that fiscal cliff deal, barely. but there's still several financial hurdles, and this is one of them, that lies ahead. but raising the debt limit is nothing new, because they've done it 76 times prior, congress has, including 11 times in the past 8 to 11 years. the nuance is they're not raising -- if they approve this, they're not raising the debt limit, they're saying we're not going to enforce the debt limit until may 18. that way the republicans can say we didn't vote for an increase. we're just voting to temporarily suspend enforcing the limit. so interesting politics in all of this. >> it has to be done, because the u.s. will default on all financial obligations. right now the debt limit is $16.4 trillion. >> exactly. and th
Jan 18, 2013 2:35am EST
ahead. >> kidnappers were holding hostages from ten countries, the u.s. and other governments say algeria did not inform them before troops attacked that gas facility where the hostages were being held. so nobody really know what's up right now. some people got away, but some people were killed and we don't know how many. so everybody is holding their breath on this one and it's still ongoing. >> and nine other nations decides the united states involved. and the british prime minister saying they're prepared for the worst. but mr. marlboro was given that name for his smuggling drugs and cigarettes. that's mokhtar belmokhtar. >>> let's talk about u.s. inspectors who are going to get a up close look at the dream liner. four u.s. officials and two boeing representatives will inspect the planes. on wednesday, the pilot received a cockpit warning. all dreamliners worldwide have been grounded. >>> a different sort of plane problem in miami but just as frightening. two planes clipped one another on the runway. a flight coming in from argentina, and a plane leaving for paris. both planes
Jan 21, 2013 2:05am EST
by offering free admissions to all 398 national parks today. most schools, government agencies and stock markets are closed for this holiday. the president and first lady saying there's no better way to honor his legacy than to help out the less fortunate. so that's a great kind of theme for the day. >> absolutely. >>> the super bowl matchup is set. a family affair you could call the har-bowl, pitting jim harbaugh against his older brother, which i didn't know, john, head coach of the baltimore ravens. >> going to be a good one. in the nfc, the 49ers overcame a 17-0 deficit against the dirty birds of atlanta. they finally locked it up for good in the fourth quarter when quarterback colin kaepernick found frank gore who rushed into the end zone. final score, 28-24. quite a game. >> in the afc, baltimore ravens quarterback joe flacco threw three touchdowns in the second half. the final blow was when the ravens' carey williams picked off tom brady in the end zone. it was the patriot's first-ever playoff championship loss at home. the final score, 28-13, ravens. >> and the super bowl i
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
scenario, an eroding tax base. the government demanding more from lower income people. and the future of this baby, a potential revolt. >> this boat won't float if that continues. >> reporter: miriam hernandez, abc news, eyewitness news. >> that's pretty fascinating. you wouldn't think that. i mean, a lot of countries have problems with not having enough babies, but you wouldn't think the state of california. >> in 2011, the u.s. had 63 births per 1,000 women. compare that to the baby boom generation, 122 births of women of child-bearing ages, 15 to 44. >> are you going to do your part? you've got two. >> i might. i've always wanted four. >> you better get going. >> my husband counts so i have three. >>> it's one of the most heroic jobs in the world, walking into fire to do battle and save lives. >> up next, we'll see what a firefighter sees on the job and hear what he goes through in the middle of an infer know. it's all from his perspective and it's all coming up on "world news now." ♪ goodness gracious, great balls of fire ♪ ♪ you came along and moved me honey ♪ >>> finally
Jan 16, 2013 1:40am PST
. treasury is dipping into its pension fund for federal employees to keep the government running. but it promises to pay the money back. the government reached its borrowing limit on new year's eve. the debt limit is $16.4 trillion. the u.s. could run out of money to pay its bills by the end of february if that debt ceiling isn't raised. congress is preparing to debate it, but it could be a politically charged battle. >>> all right. a big political comeback getting underway today. you might remember former south carolina governor mark sanford. well, back in 2009 he admitted to having an affair with a woman from argentina, who is now his fiance. he announced he's running for his old congressional seat. >>> all right. and you don't hear a story like this often. it comes to us from the suburbs of stockholm, sweden. that's where a cleaning lady stole an empty commuter train and drove it into an apartment building. >> she was at the controls for about a mile. then the train derailed before hitting the building. the woman was seriously injured. she was the only person hurt. i guess she was
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
agenda. speeches are easy. governance is hard. now the parties are done, let's get back to work and see what we can get done. reality, the president, any second term president has at most 18 months to get something done. after that, all eyes on 2016 and he becomes a lame duck. so miles to go. so fascinating day and high political theater. >>> to the middle east now, to that attack on an algerian gas refinery. leon panetta says it's proof that al qaeda is committed to creating terror. the attack killed three americans. seven were able to make it out safely. "the wall street journal" reports the terrorist were armed with weapons taken from libya. >>> and it is election day in israel and prime minister benjamin netanyahu appears headed for an easy re-election victory. the re-election virtually assures no progress on a peace agreement with palestinians because of fighting the opposition was not able to agree on a candidate to run against netanyahu. >>> it was 40 years ago today that the u.s. supreme court legalized abortion. and 70% of americans polled by "the wall street journal" say the r
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